General Engineer/Physical Scientist (Facility Representative)

  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • Los Alamos, NM

Job Description

This is an standing register open for 3 months with multiple cut-off dates. The initial cut off date is 1/23/19. Additional certificates will be issued to Selecting Officials when a vacancy is identified. This announcement will be used to fill vacancies throughout all of NNSA. This announcement is part of DOE's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Job Fair. The salary stated above is basic salary. Locality pay will be added depending upon the duty station. Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

As a General Engineer/Physical Scientist, you will:Conduct walk-through inspections of the facilities and/or operations for the purpose of identifying hazards, incidents of non-compliance with standards and guidelines, and potential problem areas. Ensure that activities are performed within approved safe operating envelopes and in compliance with applicable orders, laws, and regulations. Monitor integrated and complex systems involving: unique equipment, facility designs, operations and processes, a variety of human factors, and dangerous operations and processes. Ensure contractor management control systems and procedures adhere to NNSA/DOE and national nuclear, radiological and/or industrial safety, and environmental compliance program requirements, policies and practices, and contractual obligations. Ensure that activities are performed within approved safe operating envelopes and in compliance with applicable orders, laws, and regulations. Make contractor and site management aware of issues and concerns and recommends potential solutions to regulatory, technical and/or programmatic issues and requirements. Serve as the primary interface between local NNSA/DOE management and the contractor, and maintains cognizance of all operational activities, both technical and administrative, in providing technical and policy guidance, direction and interpretation. Observe, appraise and evaluates contractor performance through surveillance, field observations, and the evaluation of operational integration of production, environmental compliance, maintenance, utility operations, quality of performance, and industrial, radiological and/or nuclear safety.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel away from the official duty station may be required.

Supervisory status

No

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